NCPPSPNational Council on Pet Population Study and Policy
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The mission stated for the NCPPSP is "to gather and analyze reliable data that further characterize the number, origin, and disposition of pets (dogs and cats) in the United States; to promote responsible stewardship of these companion animals; and based on data gathered, to recommend programs to reduce the number of unwanted pets in the United States." To accomplish its mission, the NCPPSP solicited funding from a variety of foundations and sources and then commissioned a bold research agenda.
The Society of Animal Welfare Administrators would later join the NCPPSP, followed by the American Pet Product Manufacturers Association (APPMA), while the American Kennel Club (AKC) would eventually resign.
What were the three initiatives of the research agenda of the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy (NCPPSP)?